SMFCSD City Schools Renewal Levy
ZERO INCREASE IN TAXES
Dear Staff and Families,
I am pleased to share the exciting news that the renewal levy on the May 2 ballot for the Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools has passed.
As a reminder, this renewal levy first passed in 2012, will not increase taxes for our residents. The ballot issue generates $7.3 million per year for the district and will continue to provide funding for our programs and opportunities for our students. The funds will support the daily operations of the school district, including our teachers and staff, technology, supplies, and utilities.
Together, we have accomplished a great achievement for our district and our community. Your support will ensure that we can continue to provide a high-quality education for our students and maintain our academic excellence.
Superintendent, Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools
Stow-Munroe Falls Schools is on the May 2, 2023, ballot with a ten-year renewal levy.
The levy will generate $7.3 million per year for the district to continue covering day-to-day operations, including teachers and staff, technology, supplies, maintenance and utilities.
See below for Frequently Asked Questions and important election and voting registration dates.
SMFCSD Renewal Levy FAQ
Zero Increase in Taxes!
What is on the May 2 ballot?
Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools has a ten-year renewal emergency levy on the May 2 ballot.
How much will this cost taxpayers?
If the levy passes, there will be zero increase to taxpayers.
What will these dollars fund?
The funds will be used to continue to maintain the day-to-day operations of the district including teachers and staff, technology, supplies, maintenance and utilities.
How much money will this generate?
The levy will generate $7.3 million per year for the district.
Is this a renewal levy or a new levy?
This is a renewal levy and will not increase taxes. The levy was first passed in 2012 and has been in effect ever since.
How does this benefit me if I don’t have a child attending Stow-Munroe Falls City Schools?
Schools are an integral part of any community. A good school system helps maintain or even improve property values. Preparing students for college and careers after graduation ultimately helps the entire community thrive and contribute to everyone’s quality of life.
April 3 Voter registration deadline
April 4 Early in-person and Absentee Voting begins
April 29 Last day to register for absentee ballot (noon)
May 2 Election day